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New York Hospitals Rank Lowest in Quality of Medical Care

Our medical malpractice attorneys in Albany, NY report that New York hospitals ranked dead last in new ‘star ratings’.

Earlier this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its inaugural hospital assessment ratings. The agency hopes that these new ratings will help to inform consumers and encourage hospitals to improve the quality of medical care that… See More

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Five Ways Drunk Driving Accidents Are Different in New York

Our Albany car accident lawyers list five ways drunk driving accidents are different in New York.

In many ways, personal injury claims arising from drunk driving accidents in New York State are different than claims involving other types of motor vehicle crashes. However, before we discuss five specific differences, let’s take a closer look at the… See More

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Do Construction Workers Have the Most Dangerous Jobs?

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The numbers don’t lie: The most dangerous jobs you can work in New York State – or anywhere else in the country, for that matter – are found within the construction industry. Construction had the most fatal occupational injuries out… See More

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New York Changes Time Period for Bringing Superfund-Related Claims

Our Albany personal injury lawyers report that New York has made changes to the time period for bringing Superfund-related claims.

If you suffer from a health problem such as cancer due to exposure to hazardous materials at a superfund site, you may have the right to file a personal injury claim against the party that is responsible for this exposure…. See More

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What You Should Know About Birth Injuries (and Lawsuits)

Giving birth is a natural process. The primary role of doctors, midwives and nurses during a woman’s pregnancy, labor and delivery is to identify when problems arise during this process so as to prevent serious or fatal birth injuries. Unfortunately,… See More

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Seven Emergency Surgeries Account For 80 Percent of All Deaths and Costs

Our New York medical malpractice lawyers list seven emergency surgeries that account for 80 percent of all deaths and costs.

Nearly three million Americans go under the knife each year, The Washington Post reports. Some of these surgeries are elective, while others are brought on by an emergency. These emergency surgical procedures can range from relatively simple to highly invasive… See More

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New York Construction Workers and the Risk of Brain Injuries

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A report published earlier this year in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine – and recently covered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention NIOSH Science Blog – reveals some troubling news about the risks of brain injury for… See More

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Can You Afford to Pursue a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit in New York?

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From minor mistakes that have few lasting complications to more serious ones that can forever impact a patient’s life, the rate of medical errors in New York and across the country is alarmingly high. In fact, a recent study published… See More

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Researchers: Medical Errors Now Third Leading Cause of Death in U.S.

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We all know that medical errors happen. But most of us probably have no idea just how frequently they occur and how serious they can be. Fortunately, a new, eye-opening report shines some light on the issue. Recently published in… See More

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Nearly 3,000 Amputations Due to Workplace Accidents in 2015

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A report recently issued by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) shows how frequently workplace accidents occur in New York and across the country as well as the severity of a shockingly number of injuries, including amputations. OSHA released… See More

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